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25 exceptional photos from space by astronaut Thomas Pesquet
During his six-month mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS), European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Thomas Pesquet captured the imagination of countless people here on Earth. By publishing amazing photographs and videos on social media, this French astronaut from Rouen was able to share his experience with the world.
He also participated in many activities with the Canadian Space Agency during his stay aboard the ISS, including recording videos to explain Canadian projects like the Canadian CubeSat Project, Tomatosphere, and At Home in Space, and performing an original Canadian composition live for Music and Space.
To commemorate the end of his mission on , here are 25 incredible pictures he captured while in space.
Waters in Senegal
Thomas Pesquet, space photographer
Egypt & the Sinai desert
Beautiful city of Paris
Dangling my feet in space
Star shower… or almost
The lights from Earth
Canadarm2 holding Cygnus
Wedding rings floating in space
Quick selfie during a spacewalk
Aurora and the rising Sun
Superheroes in space
Astronauts approaching the ISS in the Soyuz spacecraft
A show of lights
Flying like Michael Jordan
Europe in lights
For more images, have a look at 16 stunning pictures taken from space in .
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